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  • Aatonomy

    Legacy Hardware Companies Use Aatonomy to Add Machine Learning Capabilities to their Products Without In-House Expertise

    Team:

    - Wilson Pulling (Cornell CS Masters, UPenn MechE + Wharton, Oliver Wyman)
    - Yang Hu (Cornell CS Masters, Tsinghua University Microelectronics and Parallel Computing)

    Authenticiti

    A Blockchain Based Platform and Network for the Industrial Supply Chain and Aftermarket

    Team:

    - Andrew Yang (University of Toronto, Bachelors of Arts, Political Science and Asian Studies)
    - Jeongwoo Park (University of Toronto, Computer Science; Wattpad)
    - Thanasi Karachotzitis (University of Toronto, Computer Science; Amazon)

    Blitzz

    A Video, AI and AR Powered Workflow Platform for Field Service Teams. This Platfrom is to Provide Exceptional Support Especially for Physical Equipment, Devices and Hardware Where Visualization is the Cornerstone of Support.

    Team:

    - Rama Sreenivasan (Product Support, Scientist, MIT, Applied Materials)
    - Keyur Patel (Developer, Intel, Ex-Googler)
    - Scott Swisher (Sales Coach & Advisor, Service Max, SuccessFactors)

    Ceevra

    Our FDA-Cleared, Cloud-based, Mobile Software Application is Designed to Help Surgeons Develop More Accurate and Confident Surgical Plans through Advanced Medical Images and Data Analytics.

    Team:

    - Russ Yoshinaka (University of Washington, magna cum laude, BS & JD)
    - Ken Koster (Stanford University, BS & MS)
    - Dr. Joseph Shirk (MD Medical College of Wisconsin, BS University of Wisconsin)

    Cleo

    Video Intelligence Solution Providing Real-Time Monitoring of People and Assets

    Team:

    - Rohit Nistala (MS ECE CMU, ex Google Engineering, Cask Data)
    - Eugene Kim (MSIS UW, ex Microsoft, Madworks Accelerator)

    Faber

    A Platform that Connects Construction Companies to Construction Workers

    Team:

    - Justin Locke (UX/UI Designer, BHk)
    - John Reid (Former Sales/Operations Doordash)
    - Harp Dhinsa (BSc)
    - Sebastian Jacob
    - Jordan Squire
    - Daniel Allyen - VP Engineering
    - Chris Nsimbe - Lead developer

    FORCE

    Stress Tracker for Seniors

    Team:

    - Lisa Voronkova (MS in Mathematics, MS in Engineering)
    - Illia Kukharenko (Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering)
    - Alex Tulko (MA, MPM in Financial Management)

    Groove

    Talent Marketing Platform Designed to Help Enterprise Companies Source Talent from Facebook

    Team:

    - Michael Fritz (Excel Venture Management, Parthenon, Dartmouth)
    - John Drago (Health Fidelity, Inflection)

    Hirevisor

    Peer-to-Peer Talent Acquisition

    Team:

    - Patrick Hillstrom (Self-Taught Front-End Engineer, LinkedIn BizOps/Product, Penn)
    - Oliver Zhou (Apple/AMD, Scuba Instructor, Columbia MS EE/Texas BS EE)

    MoData

    Predictable Revenue Acceleration for B2B Enterprises. Driven by Exceptional Sales Funnel Visibility and AI Powered Actionable Suggestions.

    Team:

    - Amit Tewari (IIT Engineering, USC MBA, Founder Multiple Startups, Largest Exit $400Million)
    - Mike Chowla (Berkley CS, Wharton MBA, Rubicon, AOL, Lauched Multiple Products in Martech / Sales Tech, 20 years experience)

    Mycrophone

    Low Latency Audio Platform that Turns Mobile Devices into Wireless Microphones

    Team:

    - Andrew Livingston (Product Developer, Apple, Harvard BA)
    - Uwe Kummerow (Teamspeak, Siemens, German Air Force)

    Parabol

    Prioritization and Employee Progression for Modern Teams

    Team:

    - Jordan Husney (Head of Product @ Digi, Architect of GE's Advanced Manufacturing Strategy)
    - Taya Mueller (Anthropology @ Columbia, MBA Design Strategy @ CCA, Co-Founder of 5 Companies)

    SalesRep.ai (Previously Bouncehelp)

    We Use AI to Help Companies Follow Up with their Leads 10x More Effective

    Team:

    - Dmitri Kozhevnikov (Started Several Companies Before, Raised Money, Now It's Being Used By 100k+ People)
    - Denis Rodionov (Developed Biggest Gaming Portal in Russia)

    Snapwire

    A Content-as-a-Service Platform that Provides a Scalable Solution for Custom Visual Content for the Enterprise. We Attack A 10B Commercial Photo Licensing Market.

    Team:

    - Chad Newell (Stock Photo Veteran, Getty Images, Media Bakery $22M CUM Rev)
    - Ryan Dewane (Product, Creative)
    - Alexis Lim (Business Development)

    Sparkflows.io

    10X Faster Big Data Analytics & Applications

    Team:

    - Jayant Shekhar (Cloudera, eBay, Yahoo, IIT Engineering)
    - Sunil Sharma (Medallia & EMC - Product Management, Berkeley MBA)

    Tooso

    AI Technology to Bring Intelligent Search to ECommerce

    Team:

    - Ciro Greco (PhD Neuroscience, Fellow@Ghent Univ.)
    - Jacopo Tagliabue (PhD, Lead Data Scientist@Axon)
    - Mattia Pavoni (ecommerce Solutions eng.@PFSWeb)

    Wivity

    “Twilio for IoT Security.” Wivity Secures Your IoT Device with One Line of Code. From the Team that Built www.mirrorlink.com

    Team:

    - Alfred Tom (Apple, GM, MIT, Stanford)
    - Jörg Brakensiek (Nokia, Microsoft, Car Connectivity Consortium)

  • Amper

    Helps Plant Managers in Factories Increase Machine and Labor Productivity by Having Real-Time Access to Key Metrics of Machines. Data is Captured Using a Simple, Non-Invasive Retrofit Sensor that Monitors Across Machine-Types.

    Team:

    - Akshat Thirani (CS Northwestern University, won the Thiel Summit pitch prize)
    - Phil House (CS Northwestern University)
    - Sachin Lal (CS Northwestern University, won the 2016 MIT Clean Energy prize)

    ContextSmith

    Enterprise Sales and Expansion Platform that Uses AI to Maximize Revenue for Sales and Account Management Teams.

    Team:

    - Will Cheung (Head of Sales Eng at Sequoia-backed startup, Netflix, CS/MS from CMU)
    - Jochen Bedersdorfer (Intel AI Group, VP Eng of text analytics startup)

    Acquired by Coupa Software, 2017

    Deep Relevance

    Internal Fraud Monitoring Platform that Uses Behavioral AI to Help Finance & Audit Teams Prevent Employee & Vendor Fraud.

    Team:

    - Kiran Ratnapu (VP Risk Technology, Merrill Lynch, MIT, IIT Bombay)
    - Prasanna Kumar (Healthcare & Machine learning at Epic & startups, IIT Bombay CS)

    Edyza

    High Density Internet of Things for Industrial IoT, Smart Agriculture, and other Use Cases that Involve Scaling Sensors and Actuators to 1000s in Close Proximity.

    Team:

    - Rana Basheer - CTO (PhD, Principal Scientist Broadcom, Garmin)
    - Atul Patel - CEO (OneScreen, Jornaya and OptimalSocial)

    Enwoven

    Visual Collaboration Tool that Empowers Enterprises to Intelligently Capture, Share and Present Organizational Knowledge.

    Team:

    - Niles Lichtenstein (Harvard, Monitor, Ansible (Acq:IPG), Velti (Nasdaq: VELT)
    - Michael Devin (Principal Tech Architect at Frog, DARPA Director's Medal, GE)
    - Ben Yee (ITP, Senior UX Design at Gilt)

    Everykey

    The Revolution of Access Control – Everykey Can Unlock Your Phone, Laptop, Car, House, or Any Other Device When You’re Close By, And Also Log You Into Your Website Accounts!

    Team:

    - John Mcafee (Founder of Mcafee Antivirus)
    - Simon Boag (Former President of Chrysler & GM)
    - Chris Wentz (Made over $100k in college selling iPads)
    - Max Simon (Started a business in middle school and grew it to millions in annual revenue)

    Farmwise (Previously DeepLook)

    Sustainable Farming, at Scale.

    Team:

    - Sebastien Boyer (CS MIT)
    - Thomas Palomares (MS&E Stanford)

    Flowzo

    Uplifting Neighborhoods by Solving the Last Mile.

    Team:

    - Thu Nguyen (Wireless/Biz Dev at TELUS/Marvell, Waterloo Engineering)
    - Andrew Ta (Manager, Technology Strategy at TELUS/BELL, Ivey MBA, BSc Physics and Computer Science at WLU )
    - Chris Yap (Engineering Manager, Marvell, Stanford Engineering)

    Fuse Inventory

    Next Generation Inventory Software. In the US, $1 Trillion or 20% of Retail Sales are Lost every Year Because of Stockouts and Overstocks. We Prevent this Loss by Algorithmically Generating a Demand Forecast and Centralizing it with Real-time Sales, Inventory, and Procurement Data.

    Team:

    - Anna Tolmach (Wharton, Stanford MBA)
    - Rachel Liaw (Stanford, UCLA, JD Candidate, 2018)
    - Bridget Vuong (Stanford University, MS CS)

    HydroVirga

    High Sensitivity NMR Detection for Elemental Analysis in Water. Our Unique IP Allows for Detection of Trace Contaminants in Real Time, Using Micro NMR Technology.

    Team:

    - George Farquar, Ph.D. (former LLNL)
    - Julie Bowen, Ph.D. (former LLNL)
    - Mark Stephenson (20+ years water industry experience)

    MeetingSift

    AI Driven Meeting Collaboration Platform that Delivers Deep Actionable Insights from Meetings Across the Enterprise.

    Team:

    - Alex Bergo, PhD (Expert Collab., NLP, ML)
    - Viil Lid, PhD (Collab. tech., HCI, Analytics)

    Moesif

    Platform That Makes Sense of the World’s API Data to Change How APIs Are Created, Debugged, and Used. We are to the API Economy What New Relic Did for the APM Space.

    Team:

    - Derric Gilling (Intel Xeon Phi CPU Architect, Computer Eng @University of Michigan)
    - Xing Wang (Executive Producer @Zynga, previously Microsoft, Computer Science @MIT)

    Nobal Technologies

    The iMirror is the World’s Most Advanced Interactive Mirror – Helping Retail Connect with Consumers in the Fitting Room – Where Buying Decisions are Made.

    Team:

    - Pieter Boekhoff (2016 Startup Canada Entrepreneur of the Year, CIS MRU)
    - Thomas Battle (MBA)
    - Alain Kassangana (Masters Eng)

    Privacera

    Data Security Platform for Enterprises to Manage and Mitigate Risks with Sensitive Data in One Place.

    Team:

    - Balaji Ganesan (Ex XA Secure acquired by Hortonworks)
    - Don Bosco Durai (Ex XA Secure acquired by Hortonworks, Ex Bharosa acquired by Oracle)

    Stellic (Previously Metis Labs)

    Collaborative Platform to Help Students Plan their College Journey and Stay on Track; Built by Students, for Students; Solves Growing Student Retention Problem Faced by Higher Ed.

    Team:

    - Sabih Bin Wasi (Carnegie Mellon Graduates)
    - Rukhsar Neyaz (Carnegie Mellon Graduates)
    - Jiyda Moussa (Carnegie Mellon Graduates)

    Strypes

    The Strypes Platform is Transforming E-Commerce with 3D Visuals.

    Team:

    - Alexa Fleischman (EMC, Box, Boston College)
    - Zack Fleischman (Microsoft Xbox, Zynga, Carnegie Mellon University)
    - Matt Schiller (The Advisory Board, Cornell University)

    Uptime (Previously EyePiece)

    Building a Smarter Industrial Communication System Using Wearables.

    Team:

    - Will Schumaker (PhD in Optics from Stanford/UMich)
    - Michael Leung (PhD student in EE from Stanford/Waterloo)

    Visage

    Smart Crowdsourcing Platform Allowing Companies to Find and Engage Instantly with Diverse Talent.

    Team:

    - Joss Leufrancois (Co-Founded Aldelia,a $50M recruitment business established in 9 countries)
    - Emmanuel Marboeuf (Former Technical Expert and Intern'tl. speaker in Cyberdefense Innovation)

  • Adenda

    Next-Generation Push Notifications for Android.

    Team:

    - Francis Doumet (Stanford Engineering, Wharton MBA)

    Amber Agriculture

    Automates Grain Management for Farmers Using Wireless Sensors and Data Analytics

    Team:

    - Lucas Frye (Farm Background with Wide-Range of Agribusiness Experience)
    - Joseph Varikooty (Mechanical Design and Fabrication to Electrical Hardware Design and Fabrication to Firmware Creation to Simple Cloud Systems)

    Atipica

    Cloud-Based Optimization Service for Applicant Databases

    Team:

    - Laura I. Gómez (Former Head of Twitter Localization; Forbes, San Francisco Magazine's Most Powerful Women; UC Berkeley)

    Bloxable

    Blockchain-Powered Smart-Contracts Solutions for the $2.5 Trillion Securitization Market in the Financial Industry.

    Team:

    - Ivan Zone (Wharton; Machine Learning Quant at $4B Hedge Fund - Petra Capital)
    - John Heeter (7+ Development Experience in Gaming Industry, Distributed Computing Projects at Firaxis Games)

    Cloudastructure

    Cloud-Controlled Infrastructure for Enterprise Physical Security. Computer Vision and Machine Learning Applied to Access Control and Video Surveillance Together, in a Cloud Model.  

    Team:

    - Rick Bentley (UC Berkeley, Advisor Google X, Founder/CEO Televoke/deCarta (acq by Uber)
    - Glenn Forrester (Harvard, Interim CEO ChowTime, Founder/CEO Coral SW (acq by Apple)

    CryptoMove

    Active Defense Data Protection

    Team:

    - Boris Burshteyn (Oracle, PostPath, Cisco, SQL Comm., invented Hello language)
    - Mike Burshteyn (UC Berkeley, Emory JD, #1 debater USA, Cybercrime lawyer)
    - Tim Draper - VC & F500 CISO advisors

    Cue

    Speech Enabled Device that Provides Domain-Specific, On-Site Information and Services. Starting with Hotels Where We Are Live and Have Paid Contracts Each Worth $20K+ in ARR.

    Team:

    - Cam Urban (Y Combinator alum; Co-founded a hardware and software company, both acquired)
    - Peng "Michael" Shao (Led the Amazon Speech Cloud team responsible for the Amazon Speech APIs, Speech Cloud services, and Amazon Mobile Speech SDKs. 10 years experience doing NLP)
    - Le "Grace" Huang (Built the front-end experience for Amazon Coins purchasing, payments, and gifting across various device platforms. Automation undergrad. Masters in computer science)

    Eloquent Labs

    Builds High Quality AI Customer Service Agents, Offloading Most Conversations to the AI and Freeing Up Customer Support Agents to Handle the Creative Cases

    Team:

    - Gabor Angeli (UC Berkeley, Stanford Ph.D.)
    - Keenon Werling (Stanford)

    HotSwitch

    A Social TV Layer for Media Enterprise. Keep your TV Audience Engaged Across your Web, Mobile, and Smart TV Apps. Realtime Viewership, Sentiment, and Engagement Analytics.

    Team:

    - Andres Aranguibel (UX/UI - Google, AAA, NeoReach)
    - Ravel Antunes (Engineering - Disney Imagineers, AAA)
    - Leonardo Aranguibel (Production - HBO, NBCU, Disney Media)

    Jirav

    Smarter Financials, Faster Insights. Intuitive, Integrated, Real-Time Analytics for SMB Finance.

    Team:

    - Martin Zych (B2B SaaS Finance Career, U.Washington Lecturer - Financial Modeling)
    - Steve Turner (LiveVox, Alcatel-Lucent & Genesys, 6 Patents, MIT Technical Staff)
    - Sameer Halai (Microsoft, IBM, Amdocs, U.Michigan Social Computing)

    Plan

    Builds Software that Organizes Work. It Uses AI to Help Teams Execute Projects, Saving Employees and Managers 30% of their Time  

    Team:

    - Darshan Desai (Princeton CS, JPM)
    - Leonardo Zizzamia (Twitter)

    Prodigy

    The System of Transaction for Modern Car Dealerships. The Prodigy Platform Increases Car Sales, Enhances the Customer Experience and Boosts Sales Efficiency by Nearly 500%.  

    Team:

    - Michia Rohrssen (Former Head of Growth at Venturebeat)
    - Marty Hu (Stanford CS, Founded Predictive Edge (acq by Dropbox)

    Pubinno

    Smart Taps for the Perfect Beer. Pubinno’s Taptronics Smart Beer Tap Serves Perfect Beer with its Patent Pending Robotics and Control Algorithm. It also Reduces Waste and Makes All Sales, Inventory and Maintenance Records Available Online. With Taptronics, Consumers Get Perfect Beer, Bar Managers Increase Profits and Brands Can Access Real Time Sales, Inventory and Quality Data, and Ensure Quality Standardization Across All Sales Outlets.

    Team:

    - Can Algul (8 years in F&B)
    - Necdet Alpmen (2 Startups and 3 Hardware Products)

    Qidza, Inc

    App Platform for Parents to Screen for Developmental Delays (Like Autism) at Home and for Pediatricians to be Adherent to Medical Guidelines while Getting Paid.

    Team:

    - Jin Lee (taught child psychology at Oxford; Providence Ventures)
    - Jonathan Tuttle ($1B+ exit including the largest baby platform, Babycenter)
    - Avishaan Sethi (NASA bioengineer)

    Shortlist

    SaaS Platform for the Gig Economy – Helping Companies Find and Manage their External Workforce (Freelancers, Contractors And Vendors).

    Team:

    - Martin Konrad (exit to Edelman and then grew their global freelance talent network)
    - Joey Frasier (CIO for a top 5 global financial communications firm at 24; sales executive for DP DHL leading their Asia Sales & Solutions - selling to fortune 100 CMOs and CPOs)

    SupplyAI

    Vertical AI Platform to Help Clothing Retailers to Turn Returns into a Profit Opportunity. App Performance Results in 20x Increase in Retained Revenues, Avoiding Returns Costs and Improving Customer Experience.

    Team:

    - Karthik Sridhar (Delphi, HP, CEB, BIT Mesra)
    - Gurudatt Bhobe (Merck, Baxter, VJTI, MDI Gurgaon)

    Tallyfy

    Tracks and Improves Any Workflow in Real-time. $600k in Pilot Revenue. Daily Active Users Growing 20% MoM and MRR Growing 30% MoM.

    Team:

    - Amit Kothari (Decade in Process Improvement, Bath CS)
    - Walker Hamilton (Designed Obama-Campaign Site)
    - Pravina Pindoria (Decade in Process Improvement)
    - Dan Livengood (PhD from MIT)
    - Brittany Hagedorn (MBA and Math, WashU)
    - Thomas Palumbo (UX/UI for SoundCloud and NFL)

    Uniquid Inc

    Decentralized Identity and Access Management Platform to Provide Digital Keys and Security via Blockchain for the Physical World of Devices, Facilities or Entire Businesses  

    Team:

    - Stefano Pepe (Bitcoin Space since 2013)
    - Carlo Lentini (Olivetti R&D, Industrial Automation)

  • Choice AI

    Shopper Exchange Network for e-Commerce Stores.

    Team:

    - Ram Ganesan (CEO, Retail intelligence, Data science, Strategy)
    - Pavan Kumar (CTO, Large data sets, Software Architect)

    Clouber.io

    Migration As A Service (Maas) Platform to Securely Migrate to and From Public and Private Clouds and Manage Their Assets in Real Time.

    Team:

    - Naveen Nimmu (20 years of expertise in Enterprise /Data Center segment, virtualization, hybrid cloud; IIT, Madras)
    - Giri Vayalapalli (Engineering Lead at Ericsson; First Data Corp; MBA and NIT, Warangal)
    - Srikanth (20 years in Sales- Cloud Computing, Information Security & Infrastructure Management; IIM Ahmedabad)

    Data Fellas

    Brings Sustainability to Data Science in Enterprises. The Solution Enables Deployment in Production of Data Science Work and Collects Knowledge From All Activities in the Data Development Teams to Enable Efficient Data Science in the Global Enterprise.

    Team:

    - Andy Petrella (Spark Notebook creator, Mathematics - Computer science)
    - Xavier Tordoir (Ph.D in Physics, Bioinformatics)

    Flowcast

    Provides an Open API to Make it Easy for B2B Marketplaces to Offer Financing Seamlessly.  

    Team:

    - Ken So (Corp Dev Exec at Ericsson, Qualcomm, UC Berkeley Haas MBA)
    - Winnie Cheng (Chief Data Scientist at Bankrate, JPM, AMEX, IBM, MIT PhD)
    - Jim McGuire (Data Science Lead at ZestFinance, UCSD PhD)

    Geospago

    The Enterprise Mobile Platform for Organizations to Track, Monitor, and Manage Field Assets and Related Operations in Real Time.

    Team:

    - Vinodh Subramanian (16 year veteran in the Geographic Informations System (GIS) industry)
    - Jeff Smith (Berkeley, 10+ years experience in the Geographic Informations System (GIS) industry)

    GoodTime.io

    Uses Employee Data to Schedule Interviews Faster and Cheaper for Enterprises.

    Team:

    - Ahryun Moon (Freescale, Samsung, UT Austin Business)
    - Jasper Sone (Yelp, Paypal, UT Austin CS)
    - Peter Lee (Facebook, Guidebook, UC Berkeley EECS)

    Keewi, Inc

    An IoT Software Company that Uses the Power of Big Data and Machine Learning to Make Buildings Smart and Efficient Without Rebuilding Them.

    Team:

    - Hedi Razavi (Stanford PhD, UC Berkeley, Genentech)
    - Jennifer Tsau (Stanford MS, UC Irvine, NASA-JPL, Northrop Grumman)

    LeadIQ

    Provides Sales Prospecting & Automation to Help Sales & Marketing Teams Capture Leads from Social Networks.

    Team:

    - Angelo Huang (MS Comp Science - USC, Yahoo, Cofounder Peer.im, Kelfia Interactive)
    - Mei Siauw (Wharton MBA, Oracle Product Mgmt)

    Lendsnap, Inc.

    Linking Borrower Financial and Income Accounts Into Secure Financial Passports™ to Automate the Mortgage Document Hassle and Build the First True Mortgage Marketplace.

    Team:

    - Orion Parrott - CEO/CTO
    - Mike Romano - VP BD

    Puloli

    Provides Network as a Service (Naas) for Wide Area Wireless Connectivity. Enables Non-Telco Players to Directly Reach End Consumers Bypassing Legacy Telco Providers. 10x Lower Cost of a Megabyte Over Puloli Means Internet of Things (IoT) and Video Delivery are Far More Business Viable Now

    Team:

    - Kethees Ketheesan (Newfield Wireless (acq by Netscout), Telephia (acq by Nielsen), Motorola; Electrical Engineering MSc, BSc Arizona State University)
    - Kevin Koehler (Marvell Semiconductor, Soma Networks, Motorola; Electrical Engineering MS Stanford, BS Case Western)

    RankMyApp

    Helps Apps Get More Organic Downloads by Ranking Higher in the App Stores. The Proprietary Algorithm Understands what the Users are Searching for in the App Stores and Gives Automatic Suggestions to Optimize the Marketing Communication. $34K MRR Growing 21% MoM.

    Team:

    - Leandro Scalise (Former CMO of an app)
    - Rodrigo Castro (Bayer; 14y as an engineer)

    Verecho Inc.

    Automating People Knowledge Management for Enterprises.

    Team:

    - Pooneet Goel (Stanford & Kellogg MBA; Booz & Co, FusionOps, Green Span Ventures)
    - Dale Chen (BS CS, Stanford University; CubeTree; LeanData)

  • AgriData, Inc.

    Helps Farmers of Trees and Vines Manage Their Yield by Using Machine Learning and Computer Vision.

    Team:

    - Cyrille Habis (Amazon, CFI, MS Robotics @Stanford)
    - Abraham Brody (Full Stack Engineer and Analytics @Campus Steps, Lootsie, Channel Factory)
    - Prasad Nair (PhD Controls @UMass, 11 Patents, 20+ years Algorithms, Machine Learning and Computer Vision)

    Byte

    Helps Feed the 99% of Offices with No Fresh Food on Site. Uses RFID-Enabled Refrigerators to Offer the Most Affordable Fresh Food Solution for Workplaces.

    Team:

    - Megan Mokri (Yahoo, Cornell, Haas MBA)
    - Lee Mokri (Visa)
    - Ben Purvis (Chevron, Haas MBA)
    - Adam Sah (Buyers Best Friend, Google)

    Doxel

    Construction Software for Drones.

    Team:

    - Saurabh Ladha (Stanford/Ex-DroneDeploy/Winner, International Aerial Robotics Competition)
    - Robin Singh (University of Michigan/Lead Developer of Michigan Autonomous Aerial Vehicles research group, Winner of International Aerial Robotics Competition)

    Evolute

    Develops Enterprise Software Which Enables Cloud IT Leaders to Provision Applications 12x Faster Than VMware While Achieving 2x More Datacenter Density.

    Team:

    - Kristopher Francisco (Architect from Apple)
    - Dianhui Zhu (Big Data Architect at Chevron)

    Acquired by Zipongo, 2016

    FillMyFork

    Outcomes Focused Nutrition Program to Lower Enterprise Healthcare Cost. Employee Engagement 5x Higher than Alternatives.

    Team:

    - Arun Nijhawan (FirstFuel, XPV, Physics + Math @ UofToronto)
    - Kartik Shastri (GE, ArcEnergy, MEng + BS + BA @ Cornell)

    FunnelBeam

    AI Driven Account Based Sales. Uses Deep Learning Across 1B URLs and Enterprise Silos to Deliver Holistic Account View, Deep Sales Signals, Personalized Outreach and Next Best Actions for Sales Teams.

    Team:

    - Rafat Alvi (Stanford MS, Citrix, Zenprise (acq), Kno(acq) HisBlackBox(acq), eBay)
    - Mirjana Marjanovic (UC Berkeley @HaaS, MBA, Incyte Genomics(ipo))
    - Umair Rashid (Vocera, Citrix, Zenprise(acq), Kno(acq))
    - Ted Benakis (UserTesting, JobVite)

    Metadata

    Fuels Marketing Campaigns With Opt-In Marketing Qualified Leads Using Patent-Pending Technology That Taps Into Your CRM Data To Automatically Analyze And Map Your Target Persona. Metadata Then Uses Look-A-Like Modeling To Target Relevant Prospects To Optimize Your Paid Media Spend And Boost Conversion Rates By 3-5X. Among Our Featured Customers Are Datawatch, Atscale, Concurrent, Cisco, UBM, Datawatch, OOMA And Others.

    Mobile Enerlytics

    End-to-End Solutions that Enable Energy-Aware Mobile App Development.

    Team:

    - Y. Charlie Hu (Purdue Faculty, Co-founder, iMimic Networking, Ph.D. Harvard)
    - Abhilash Jindal (Full Stack Engineer, ECE@Purdue)

    Acquired by Qsense, 2016

    Multitude

    Cloud Software Service For Aggregating, Unifying and Interpreting Air Quality Data For Cities and Device OEMs.

    Team:

    - Nick Masson (BS/MS ME CU Boulder)
    - Matt Stein (Ex-GE Digital, MBA Cornell, BS CEE Stanford)

    Proxloop

    Personalizes the Customer Experience In-Store, and Help Retailers Make the Creation of Customer Loyalty Easy.

    Team:

    - Øistein Sonstad (BS, Venture Cup, Innovation Norway)
    - Ingvild Sandmo (BS, Start Norway)
    - Louise Stenholm (UX/UI Designer)

    Quantiply Corporation

    Delivers Data-Native Self-Learning Applications That Can “Sense And Learn” Which Empowers Business Users in Medium-To-Large Enterprises To Improve Business Outcomes via Continuous Deep Learning.

    Team:

    - Surendra Reddy (CTO Big Data, Xerox PARC; Former VP Cloud Computing, Yahoo)

    Resoltz

    College and University Wellness Application To Create a Culture of Health Throughout the Country.

    Team:

    - Guy Shahine (Full Stack Engineer, Microsoft, Yammer, Nintendo)
    - Eugene Baah (Princeton AB, Stanford MBA; Business Design, IDEO, Microsoft, JPMorgan, Retired Professional Athlete)

    Sempre Health

    Bringing Behavior-Based, Individualized Pricing to Healthcare.

    Team:

    - Anurati Mathur (Founding Data Scientist @ Propeller Health, UC Berkeley)
    - Swaraj Banerjee (Full Stack Engineering Director @ Expect Labs, EECS @ UC Berkeley)

    Swipes

    Collaboration Tool that Helps Teams Easily Manage Projects By Integrating the Entire Process in One Place (Gmail, Slack, Dropbox, Office 365 etc).

    Team:

    - Kasper Tornoe (Technical, 8 years of building products)
    - Yana Vlatchkova (Marketer, Grew app to 750k users)
    - Stefan Vladimirov (Award-winning Product Designer)

    Volans-i

    Fastest & Cheapest On-Demand Delivery Service For Time-Sensitive Items Using High-Speed Long-Range Drones.

    Team:

    - Hannan Parvizian (Ex-Tesla, BSc. Mech. Eng. TUM)
    - Wesley Guangyuan Zheng (Ex-Atieva, PhD Chem. Eng. Stanford)

    WeLink

    Deep Learning Platform for Identifying Threats on Social Media.

    Team:

    - Karthik Manimaran (Architect of Bank of America's Online Platforms)
    - Nathan Chandra (Successfully built companies in Music and Legal industries)

    YotaScale

    Enterprise-Grade Cloud Systems Management Platform That Balances Performance, Availability, Security And Cost Across The Customer’s Cloud Infrastructure Deriving The Optimal Operating Parameters And Then Managing It All Autonomously.

    Team:

    - Asim Razzaq (Sr. Dir. of Engineering for Cloud Computing at eBay and PayPal)
    - Abbas Yousafzai (CTO / Chief Cloud Architect at Conrad Labs)
    - Michael Babiak (NeoEdge Networks, Quack.com (AOL), HDL Capital , IBM)

  • Amodo

    Connected Insurance Client Platform. Insurers Can Connect With Clients Through IoT Consumer Devices, Improving The Risk Prediction Capability And Building Communication Channels.

    Team:

    - Gorjan Agačević (Volvo Car, Nike)
    - Marijan Mumdziev (DT, Siemens, Nokia)

    Crysp

    Smart User Verification and Fraud Detection Leveraging Context and Behavioral Biometrics

    Team:

    - Anand Desai (ex Chief Security Architect Visa, PhD CS UCSD)
    - Kumar Viswanath (ex Research Director NTT, PhD CE UCSC)

    DeferPanic

    Eliminating Security Problems Every Company Has With Unikernel Based Infrastructure.

    Team:

    - Ian Eyberg (Appthority Sr. Engineer, wrote code obfuscation sold to federal gov't & poker parsing grammars)

    Freemit

    Makes It Easy and Cheap to Send, Spend, Pay and Get Money in Multiple Currencies.

    Team:

    - John Biggs - CEO (Carnegie Mellon; NYU; Former Editer TechCrunch)
    - Richard Svinkin - COO (Carnegie Mellon; Merck, Kodak, HP)
    - Paul Goudas - CTO (Bell Atlantic/Verizon)

    NitroCam

    Transforms Passive, Stale Cameras Into Smart, Connected Objects.

    Team:

    - Fahd Gilani (CTO, firmware co-author of Atmel's Initial USB OTG Product, PayPal Shining Star Award winner)
    - Sayed Fayyaz Hussain (CEO, Founded CAE Technology (Acq by Mentor Graphics))

    PalleTech

    Makes Sure Companies Never Lose Sight Of Their Cargo.

    Team:

    - Richard Linkesch - CEO (University of Cambridge Engineering, Morgan Stanley)
    - Anthony Wainman - CTO (University of Cambridge Engineering)

    Performance Sherpa

    Peak Performance For Your Big Data Apps.

    Team:

    - Sid Shaik (Yahoo! Director of PM for Hadoop, Qubole, AsterData / Teradata, Oracle, Gehraa)
    - Ismail Dalgic (Stanford PhD EE, Datrium Sr Director Engineering)

    Pomello

    Employee Lifecycle Analytics As A Service.

    Team:

    - Oliver Staehelin (Stanford GSB, ran recruiting program @Fortune 500 company)
    - Catherine Spence (Stanford GSB, product manager @BlackRock --> Sold to HR teams)

    Quicklogix

    From Questions To Insights In Seconds. Cognitive Data Integration Platform Combined With NLP Based Analytics On Enterprise Data.

    Team:

    - Ganesh Raghupathy (CEO, founded Alphaworkz, ex-CEO of November Learning)
    - Kannan Raghavan (CIO, Gold medallist at IIT-Madras, MIT Sloan school of business)

    RageOn

    Merchandising Made Easy.

    Team:

    - Michael Krilivsky - Co-founder & CEO, generated $10MM+ revenue in previous startups
    - Faisal Nasim - Co-founder & CTO, Pinterest - Microsoft
    - Mat Poprocki - Creative Director, Quirky - Mophie - Pepsi - Volkswagen - Target
    - Brian Furano - Head of Partnerships, Live Nation - Global Merchandising - Beyonce - KISS - Kanye West
    - Leighton Smith - CFO, Manages $2b+ revenue for Oracle

    SalesIntel

    Data Science powers the missing link in Relationship Management for Enterprise Sales.

    Team:

    - Babar Batla (Microsoft & Google, Director Enterprise Sales, EE, UCLA MBA)
    - Paul Hester (Microsoft Services, Principal)

    Skyline

    Framework For Future Enterprises To Build Their Own Fully-Customized Communication, Management And BI Application In Days. Looking To Change The Way Enterprise Software Is Developed With 90% Lower Cost And Consumer Mobile App User Experience, Without Need For IT Pros Or Consultants.

    Team:

    - Hai Hu (PhD)
    - Changhai Jiang (PhD, Accenture)

    Switch Automation

    Enterprise Operations Platform For Portfolios Of Buildings. Connects Systems And Devices To Cloud Hosted Building Management System For Real-Time Monitoring And Controls.

    Team:

    - Deborah Noller (James Cook University B. Commerce with major in Computer Science)
    - John Darlington - CTO

    Ubicall

    Smart Customer Service Through A Code-Free Platform To Visually Route Customers To Different Support Channels On Mobile.

    Team:

    - Khaled Nazif (Stanford GSB; Cisco)
    - Antoine Megalla & Mohamed El Hagry (15 years of delivering Contact Center solutions together)

  • ClearMetal

    Data Science to Solve The Most Complex Problems in Shipping & Logistics

    Team:

    - Adam Compain (Stanford MBA; ex-Google)
    - Will Harvey (Stanford MS&E, Stanford CS)
    - Diego Canales (Stanford MS&E, Stanford CS)

    CLEER Networks

    Enables The Delivery Of Highly Interactive Digital Media And Applications From the Cloud — Cloud-Delivered Streaming Games, Augmented And Virtual Reality, Interactive IPTV, Virtual Desktops, and So On. The Current “”””Best-Effort”””” Internet Fails Miserably, Especially During Peak Hours. Our Approach is Extremely Compelling, For It Delivers Extremely High-Performance Networking and Awesome User Experiences While Slashing Infrastructure Costs at the Same Time.

    Team:

    - Madhu Sharma - IIT Bombay, UIUC, MIT; Chips and Systems Architect, XBOX Advanced Projects; Leading Architect for Supercomputer-class systems, Networking and Data Center gear; 20+ patents
    - Raj Yavatkar - IIT Bombay, Purdue; Noted architect, tough leader, and product builder in Internet, Cloud and DC Infrastructure, Virtualization, and other spaces. Intel, VMWare Fellow. 30+ patents, 60+ papers

    DataWallet

    C2B Data Marketplace That Allows Companies To Source Any Personal Online Data Possible Based Upon Expressive Personal Consumer Consent.

    Team:

    - Serafin Lion Engel (RSA Fellow, 3x Founder, DU Scholar)
    - Jeff Lee (Hackathon Veteran, e.g. Dreamforce 5th place, TopCoder 2nd Place, TechCrunch Disrupt 1st Place)

    DeltaBid

    Easy-To-Use Collaboration Tool For Mid-Market Companies For Running RFPs And Managing Supplier Interactions. We Have A Strong Procurement Background With 30+ Years Of Experience.

    Team:

    - Erkki Brakmann (CEO, MBA in Telecommunications from TallinnTech, 7 years in Procurement)
    - Rain Opik (CTO, Ph.D from TallinnTech in computer science, built ERP and Business Analytics)
    - Andres Kuuse (Head of Marketing, MBA in Mathematics, 4 years in Procurement)

    Lean QbD

    Saas For Pharmaceutical/Biotech Scientists To Accelerate Drug Development-To-Submission.

    Team:

    - Sun Kim (Stanford; Bayer, Abbott, Siemens)
    - Bobby McDonald (CTA)

    Maxerience

    Builds Embedded Visual Intelligence Systems For Object Identification And Anamoly Detection In Dynamic Environments Currently Deployed In The Industrial Automation And Retail Spaces.

    Team:

    - Pradeep V Pydah (MS, USC Los Angeles; TI, Intel, Cypress Semi)
    - Mukunda Haveri (BS, 20+ yrs exp in Communications and Signal Processing; Centillium)
    - Suryaprakash Kompali (Ph.D, New York State; Microsoft, HP Labs)

    mPharma

    Pharmaceutical Data Analytics And Digital Marketing Provider For Emerging Markets Starting In Africa.

    Team:

    - Gregory Rockson (PPIA Fellow, Princeton University)
    - James Finucane (BS Math, CS)
    - Daniel Shoukimas (BS CS and Visual Design)

    OpenChannel

    Your Own App Marketplace In Minutes. The Only Turnkey Solution That Allows Companies To Create Their Own App Marketplace For Partners And Developers, Providing A 10x Reduction In Total Cost Of Ownership And 90% Decrease In Time To Market.

    Team:

    - Brian Amaro (CitiBank, Alpha Exchange (Acq. $180M))
    - Michael Kovacs (Raymond James, Universal Music)

    Positron Dynamics

    Putting Antimatter To Work.

    Team:

    - Bala Ramamurthy (SpaceX, NASA)
    - Dr. Ryan Weed (Australian National University, Trained Air Force pilot, Columbia University)
    - Dr. Josh Machacek (Expert Experimental Physicist, Australian National University, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, JPL)

    Rigetti Quantum Computing

    General-Purpose, Commercial Quantum Supercomputing Systems.

    Team:

    - Chad Rigetti (Yale, PhD; IBM)

    Timekit

    Scheduling Infrastructure Built For Developers. An API That Developers Can Use To Build Products With Calendars, Scheduling, And Appointment Flows Deeply Integrated.

    Team:

    - Jesper Klingenberg (M.Sc. Econ & Business Adm, Copenhagen Business School)
    - Visti Kløft (M.Sc. Software Engineering, IT University of Copenhagen)

    WholeMeaning

    Turns Customer Feedback Into Revenue By Distilling User-Specific Insights For Better Decision Making.

    Team:

    - Andres Vergara (CEO; Stanford GSB, MS Engineering)
    - Juan Jose Besa (CTO; MS Engineering)
    - Alejandro Feuereisen (COO; BA Business)

    Zycada Networks

    SDN/SAAS Player Taking A Fundamentally Different Approach To Solving Mobile Network Unreliabilty Caused By Factors Such As Network Congestion, Data Packet Loss, Etc.

    Team:

    - Subbu Varadarajan (MS CS, SIE; Stanford GSB)
    - Sameer Rao (Trilogy Software, GE, and American Express)
    - Roy Antonyraj (IIT graduate, built large-scales systems managing petabytes of data)

  • Exabyte.io

    Team of Top Tier Scientists and Engineers Building the Fastest Way to Discover New Materials.

    Team:

    - Timur Bazhirov (Physics PhD @ UC Berkeley)

    InsideWarehouse

    Bringing eCommerce Into Every Content Site/App.

    Team:

    - Tadas Deksnys (KTU, Computer Science)
    - Justin Taruska (KTU, Engineering of Control systems)

    Kügar

    Highly Versatile Robotics Platform Providing Solutions in Manufacturing and Materials Handling.

    Team:

    - Gary Kurek (Thiel Fellow, Youngest Canadian to Receive an O-1 "Genius" Visa @ Age 20)

    Litmus Automation

    End-to-End IoT Cloud PaaS for Connecting Devices, Sensors or Smart Machines to Enterprise Applications like ERP, CRM or Bigdata.

    Team:

    - Vatsal Shah (Rockwell Automation, MS in Entrepreneurship @Em-lyon France @Zhejiang China & @Purdue Krannert, BTech in Industrial Eng.)
    - Isha Sheth (Linde Germany, Motorola Business solutions, Duel MBA @Stonybrook , BTech in Industrial Eng.)

    Nightingale Analytics

    Decision Software for Streaming Data.

    Team:

    - Dan ONeill (Assoc. Prof. Stanford, Sr. Dir. Oracle, GM TI, PhD Stanford, MBA UCB)
    - Sachin Adlakha (Data Scientist, Ayasdi, PhD)
    - Peter Pham (Ayasdi)

    Qbox

    Elasticsearch as a Service, the Hugely Popular Open Source NoSQL Database.

    Team:

    - Mark Brandon (Oracle, Dell)
    - Ben Hundley (Country Outfitter, Rockfish Interactive)
    - Christian O'Brien (Dell)

    QC Ware

    Bringing Quantum Computing Power to the Enterprise. We are Developing Application Software that Runs on QC Machines.

    Team:

    - Matt Johnson (Ex MD @ Apollo - MBA, Wharton)
    - Tayo Oguntebi (Ex Intel, Nvidia - PhD, Stanford)
    - Randy Correll (Ex - USAF, NASA, SAIC - PhD, UT-Austin)
    - Kin-Joe Sham (Serial Entrepreneur - PhD & MBA,UMN; MEng, MIT)

    Sensorhound

    Turnkey Software Solution That Reduces Operations Costs and Improves Reliability and Security of the Internet of Things.

    Team:

    - Dr. Vinai Sundaram (Purdue PhD EE, Google, Motorola)
    - Dr. Matthew Tan Creti (Purdue PhD EE, Rockwell, Raytheon)
    - Prof. Patrick Eugster (PhD CS, Purdue Faculty & MIT Visiting Faculty)

    Thinnect

    Enabling Mist Computing for IoT – Eliminating Configuration and Deployment Overheads, While Providing a Distributed Embedded Application Platform for IoT.

    Team:

    - Jurgo Preden (PhD, Faculty, Tallin University of Technology)

  • 28msec

    Virtual Databases

    Team:

    - Eric Kish (CEO)
    - William Candillon (CTO)

    47Line

    Building Products to Simplify Enterprise Cloud Adoption. The flagship Product Batchly Helps Enterprises Achieve Batch Processing Nirvana Using Public Cloud.

    Team:

    - Paddy Raghavan (MS CS IIIT-B, EMC, 8KMiles Co-Founder)
    - Jags Raghavan (8K Miles VP Ops)
    - Praveen Aravamootham (8KMiles Co-founder, Mindtree Lead Engineer)

    Carrum Health

    Marketplace for Planned Healthcare Procedures.

    Team:

    - Sachin Jain (Booz & Co., Chicago Booth, IIT Delhi)
    - Frank Bird (Humana, Aetna, United, Stanford)
    - Sumant Kaul (Dignity Health, AON Hewitt, UIC, Kellogg)
    - Brent Nicholson (Booz & Co., Accenture, USC)

    Cellabus

    Device-Centric Classroom Management and Content Distriubtion Platform for the Education Vertical.

    Team:

    - Samujjal Purkayastha (Tufts BS CS, Microsoft)
    - Yorman Garcia (Tufts BS EE, Microsoft)

    Cobalt

    An Application Security Marketplace. We Source Security Researchers From Around the World and Connect Them With Businesses. Crowd-Powered Security Audits and Bug Bounty Programs.

    Team:

    - Jacob Hansen (M.Sc. CBS/UCLA, Accenture)
    - Esben Friis-Jensen (M.Sc. DTU, Accenture)

    LaunchDarkly

    Modern Product Managment Platform to Manage and Optimize Software.

    Team:

    - Edith Harbaugh (TripIt Product Director, Harvey Mudd College Eng)
    - John Kodumal (Atlassian Dev Manager, UC-Berkeley PhD CS/Statistics)

    MoEngage

    Marketing Automation Platform Pioneering User-Level Personalization, Solving the Problem of Churn in Mobile Apps.

    Team:

    - Raviteja Dodda (CEO - IIT CS, Cisco, Google)
    - Yashwanth Kumar (CTO - IIT CS, IBM)

    NanoPay

    Next-Gen Payments Platform for Online and Retail. Secure, Fast and Lower Cost.

    Team:

    - Laurence Cooke (BS CS, MBA)

    OneMob

    Real-Time Messaging and Engagement Platform for Mobile SaaS.

    Team:

    - Sati Hillyer (CEO)
    - Nimesh Gupta (COO & Product)

    Pareto Biotechnologies

    Synthetic Biology Platform to Generate “Designer Molecules.”

    Team:

    - Dr. Jamie Bacher (7 years in biofuels, most recently co-led $100MM R&D collab btwn Total New Energies and Amyris)
    - Mike Mendez (25 years biotech, most recently founder and VP Technology at Sapphire Energy)
    - Joe Noel (Salk)
    - Mike Burkart (UCSD)

    Scoro

    The Ultimate Control Hub for Companies to Access, Manage and Automate Data Across Existing Productivity, CRM and Billing Applications.

    Team:

    - Fred Krieger (Founder & CEO)
    - Kristina Lilleõis (CMO)

    WorkHands

    The Blue Collar Web.

    Team:

    - Patrick Cushing (CEO, ex-PM @ SigFig)
    - James Dunbar (Founder, ex-BD at Opower)
    - Paul Zaich (Founder, ex-Finis)

    Zipline

    SaaS Solution that Drives Sales for National Retailers by Improving the Actionable Communication Between HQ and the Stores. Based on 10 Years of Research and Testing Around Store Operations and Performance.

    Team:

    - Melissa Wong (Founder, Gap Inc, Old Navy)
    - Jeremy Baker (Founder, Yahoo! Super Star and Engineer)

  • 3TEN8

    A Technology Company That Makes Software That Helps Mobile Operators Reduce Churn and Increase Subscriber Retention by Helping Them Better Understand and Optimize Their Subscribers Experience-Directly Impacting Their ROI.

    Team:

    - Miro Salem

    Featherlight

    Performance Coaching Platform That Measures & Improves Employee Performance in Real-Time.

    Team:

    - Kelsey Conophy (Vivaldi Partners, Parsons Design)
    - Rob Adams (Cisco, TGV, Progress Software, HP)
    - Kandis Tagliabue (Symphony Commerce, Merrill Lynch)

    Freedcamp

    Web-Based Collaboration Platform that Consolidates Multiple Tools in One Place Under A Freemium Model.

    Team:

    - Angel Grablev (52framework)
    - Igor Kryltsov (Nerrvana)

    Groove

    Quantified Sales. Groove Enables Companies to Collect Relationship Data and Use it to Improve Every Customer Interaction.

    Ladera Labs

    Internet-of-Things Company Focused on Home Automation (Nest for Irrigation).

    Team:

    - Mark Williams (Stanford GSB; Univ. S. Florida, MSEE; Cadence Design, Synopsys)
    - Dane Collins (National Instruments, AWR, Cadence Design)
    - George Zafiropoulos (Synopsys, Cadence, National Instruments)

    MindOps

    MindOps is the OS for Recognition on iOS, Android, Glass. We Have Created the First Deep Learning Based Neural Network for Text.

    Team:

    - Tony Diepenbrock (UPenn STS, SAP)
    - Charles Moyes (Cornell CS/EE, Nvidia, Xbox)

    Perfect Price

    Price Optimization-as-a-Service Leveraging State of the Art Machine Learning.

    Team:

    - Alex Shartsis (Dartmouth/LSE/UCLA, Drawbridge, TripIt/Concur)
    - Youngin Shin (UT Austin PhD, Twitter, Drawbridge, MSFT, DIS)

    Tyche

    Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence Legal Claim Valuation.

    Team:

    - Adam Cassady (Chicago JD, Mayer Brown)
    - David DeAngelis (UT-Austin, PhD, Johns Hopkins, NASA)

    Acquired by AppDirect Inc., 2015

    Xendo

    Cloud Search for Business.

    Team:

    - Julian Gay (Cambridge Univ. (Engineering) Orange, Deutsche Bank)
    - Dominic Lee (UC Berkeley EE/CS, Orange, HP)

  • 3DPrinterOS

    First to Market – 3D Printing Cloud platform with Copyright Encryption and Centralized Command and Control.

    Team:

    - John Dogru (EE/CS UT Austin + multiple startups, 1 exit)
    - Anton Vedeshin (PHD Cloud Computing Tallin Technical University)
    - Taavi Kikas (Enterprise Sales, Marketing, PR)

    BadgerMaps

    Mobile Service that Helps Sales People Fit More Meetings into their Day While Increasing the Flow of Data Back into their Company’s CRM System.

    Team:

    - Steve Benson (Google, Stanford)
    - Gady Pitaru (ASU Faculty)
    - Eric Clapper (Stanford Engineer)
    - Jimmy Hooker (UI / UX)

    Domos Labs

    Cloud-based Software for WiFi Routers that Make Connected Home Technology Seamless and Invisible.

    Team:

    - Olav Nedrelid
    - Bent Skaug

    Eventable

    Building the Event Layer for the Web. Our Tools and APIs Enable Brands and Organizations to Send Events to Any Calendar.

    Team:

    - Sameen Karim (UC Berkeley CS, founded feedCal)
    - Akash Malhotra (UC Berkeley Econ, founded Paradigm Consulting)

    Matternet

    UAV Networks for the Transportation of Goods.

    Team:

    - Andreas Raptopoulos (MechEng & Aero, RCA MA, Singularity U, FutureAcoustic)
    - Paola Santana (Georgetown, GWU LL.M, Singularity U, World Bank, Chief Cabinet Const Court)
    - Jason Calaiaro (CMU MechEng, CIO and Propulsion at Astrobotic)

    Mavin

    Digital Media Platform That Enables Low Cost Mobile Data Plans for Prepaid Smartphone Users.

    Team:

    - Shailesh Nalawadi (Google PM, MS CS)
    - Alfian Tan (Microsoft Principal Development Manager, BS / MS CS)

    NeoReach

    NeoReach Allows Enterprise Companies to Scale Influencer Marketing Programs. Advertisers Can Buy Traffic Directly from Influencers Using A Cost-Per-Click Model.

    Team:

    - Jesse Leimgruber (Stanford CS)
    - P.J. Leimgruber (RankExecutives founder)
    - Brian Sorel

    Oomnitza

    Mobile First Enterprise IT Asset Management Solution Focused on the Emerging Connected World That Helps Companies Better Track IT Assets and the Information on Them.

    Team:

    - Arthur Lozinski
    - Trent Seed
    - Ramin Ettehad

    ShoppinPal

    Embeddable M-Commerce Platform that Captures Lost Sales for Brick & Mortar Retailers.

    Team:

    - Sriram Subramanian (PayPal, UC Berkeley MBA, Carnegie Mellon CS)
    - Pulkit Singhal (JPMC, Trustgenix – acq by HP, NYU CS)
    - Lalatendu Satpathy (Intuit, PayPal, CMU HCI)
    - Kush Khandelwal (PayPal - Sales and PM)
    - Jeff French (Architect, wrote one of the fastest mobile apps in the industry)

    SupplyBetter

    Custom mechanical part sourcing. Simplified

    Team:

    - Matthew Du Pont (OkCupid, BCG, Yale CS)
    - Robert Martinez (Humble Bundle, Anybots, Yale MechE)
    - James Bond (Documentum, Sybase, 20+ years dev)

    Waygum

    Waygum Offers an End-to-End Mobile App Platform for the IOIT (Internet of Industrial Things or Industrial Internet).

    Team:

    - Sundar Krish, CEO. Previously Distinguished Software Architect at Cisco, 15+ years of enterprise software experience in Cisco, eBay, Wells Fargo, SVB, GE B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras ( IIT Madras)

  • Acquired by OTOY, 2013

    AppSlingr

    Brings Seamless Access to Desktop Apps from the Web, Mobile or Tablet Devices, and Integrates with Cloud File Storage Systems.

    Acquired by Cisco, 2014

    Assemblage

    Real-time Collaboration with Extremely Simple, One-Click Tools: Kollaborate.io, Presentation.io and Same.io.

    Team:

    - Cathrine Andersen (CEO)
    - Christian Rasmussen (CTO, WebRTC pioneer, MS CS)

    Acquired by Palo Alto Networks, 2015

    CirroSecure

    Public Cloud Data Security Monitoring, Analytics and Risk Remediation for Fortune 5000 Enterprises.

    Team:

    - Vikrant Karvir (CEO)
    - Nishant Doshi (CTO)

    Drone.io

    Automated Software Delivery Using Docker.

    Team:

    - Brad Rydzewski (Product Manager GE Capital)
    - Thomas Burke (Software Architect GE Capital)

    Acquired by Zuora, 2015

    Frontleaf

    Actionable Insights To Reduce Customer Churn In The Subscription Economy.

    Team:

    - Tom Krackeler (CEO)
    - Karl Goldstein (CTO)
    - Greg McGuire (Engineer)
    - Rachel English (Customer Success)

    Acquired by Aki Technologies, 2015

    Mohound

    App Marketing Platform With ROI Analysis And Integrated Big-Data Analysis For Automated Decision Making.

    Team:

    - Iván Valdés (BS CS, ex-Ooyala engineer)
    - Carlos Mondragon (BS CS, author of top performing App Store app)

    PathDrugomics

    Simulation Testing And Predictive Analytics PaaS For Early Stage Medical And Chemical Research.

    Team:

    - Todd Meyerrose (Stanford Faculty, PhD Bio WashU)
    - Justin Boyd (PhD Neuro UT)

    Peer.im

    Enterprise Messenger For Your Team And Your Customers.

    Team:

    - Johnson Liu (VMware Senior Engineer)
    - Angelo Huang (Yahoo Hadoop Group founding engineer)

    Placements

    Painless, Premium Ad Platform For Publishers.

    Team:

    - Edwin Fu (Salesforce Director for Facebook & Zynga)

    rENIAC

    Solve Customer’s Need For Real-Time Analytics (FAST BIG DATA) By Moving Their Current Batch Processing To Real-Time Online Processing.

    Team:

    - Prasanna Sundararajan (ex-Xilinx architect)
    - Chidamber Kulkarni (PhD EE, UCBerkeley Post Doc, ex-Xilinx)

    Sense.ly

    Patient-frendly Tool That Helps Clinicians Better Manage Their Chronically Ill Patients.

    Team:

    - Ivana Schnur (MD/PhD)
    - Adam Odesskly (BS CS, ex-TellMe PM)

    Acquired by Workday, 2014

    Upshot

    The Only Mobile Reporting App That Allows You To *Create* New Reports On Your Mobile Device.

    Team:

    - Joseph Turian (NYU PhD, Harvard)
    - Thomas Kim (Harvard, Salesforce Analytics)

  • Acquired by Box, 2015

    Airpost

    Cloud Security Management

    Team:

    - Angelo Rodrigues (created Box.com's SDK)
    - Alam Karim (ninja software engineer)
    - Navid Nathoo (Enterprise Sales)

    BrightFunnel

    “Splunk for CMOs” – Revenue Insights Across Marketing & CRM Data.

    Team:

    - Nadim Hossain, CEO (VPM PowerReviews, Salesforce, GSB)
    - Nisheeth Ranjan, CTO (#8 at Trulia, Stanford)
    - Ranjan Bagchi, Architect (LinkedIn, UMich)

    Discover.ly

    A Tool to Discover Opportunities in Your Connections, Both Personal and Professional.

    Team:

    - Ted Summe (Salesforce Corp Dev & Prod Mgmt)

    MXD 3D

    Developing a Cross-Platform Modeling Tool for 3D Printing.

    Team:

    - Muhannad Taslaq (BS CS)
    - Bahaa Abu Nojaim (BS CS)

    NextInput

    3D Touch Technology for Next-Generation User Interfaces.

    Team:

    - Don Metzger (CEO)
    - Ryan Diestelhorst (CTO, PhD ECE)
    - Ian Campbell (COO, MBA/MSAE)

    Omnistream

    Mobile CRM for Luxury Retailers in China.

    Team:

    - Wendy Chen (CEO, Jane Street Capital, Qualcomm, U Waterloo Systems Eng)
    - Jacky Chan (Experienced Chinese entrepreneur. CS & Engineering)

    Skurun

    Monetize Retail Surfaces.  Ad Exchange Connecting Advertisers with Retail Surfaces.  Leverages Mobile and Realtime Bidding.

    Team:

    - William Rast (ex Joost, Microsoft)

    Acquired by Cisco, 2016

    Synata

    World’s First Enterprise Cloud Search Engine.

    Team:

    - Pat White, CEO (BS CECS, ex-MSFT, Fortify Software)

  • Group Tie

    Creating Group Relationship Management (GRM) to Help Enterprises Manage Large External Networks of People.

    Team:

    - Chris McCann (StartupDigest)
    - Chris Burnor (LinkedIn Developer, Amherst)

    HealthCrowd

    Mobile Salesforce.com for Healthcare.

    Team:

    - Neng Bing Doh (CEO, online ad expert, Cornell MBA, BS CS)
    - Clive Wu (CTO, serial tech entrepreneur, multiple exits, Stanford PhD, MS EE)

    MindHelix

    GPS-Based Mobile Security Application, Helping Individuals, Institutions and Governments Prevent Crime and Ensure Persistent Safety.

    Team:

    - Christin George (CEO, Engineer)
    - Kallidil Kalidasan (COO, Engineer)

    PlayVox

    Gamification Platform for Call Centers. Learning, Coaching and Performance Platform Designed to Manage and Motivate People at Call Centers.

    Team:

    - Oscar Giraldo (CEO, CS, Leadership, Call Center Experience)
    - Ariel Cordiviola (VP Product, CS, UX)

    Relink

    Mobile Contact Management Solution

    Team:

    - Julien Sornay (CEO, serial entrepreneur, MS Business & Technology)
    - Rudy Stahl (CTO, MS&E and CS)

    Seva Coffee

    Personalized Coffee – Hardware and Cloud Software Solution to Disrupt the Global $100B/yr Coffee Market and Create a New Consumer Coffee Drinking Experience Where Every Cup of Coffee is Personalized to Every Consumer. The Best Cup of Coffee Created by You to Your Taste.

    Team:

    - Deepak Boggavarapu (PhD)

    Acquired by GE Ventures, 2016

    Wise.io

    Machine Intelligence Solutions for Big Data Enterprise.

    Team:

    - Joshua Bloom (CEO, Prof at UC Berkeley)
    - Damian Eads (Director of Engineering, PhD in ML and computer vision)
    - Joseph Richards (Chief Scientist, PhD in statistics)
    - Henrik Brink (CTO)
    - Dan Starr (Dir. of Data Science)

  • Chronon Systems

    Flight Data Recorder Technology that Captures the Entire Execution of JVM and Replaces the Need for Traditional Log Files.

    Team:

    - Prashant Deva (Masters CS)

    Eduora

    Learning Management System Focused First on the End-User: Unifying Disparate Campus Applications in One Interface, Building Enterprise-Class University Products that Users Love.

    Team:

    - Nagarjun Palavalli
    - Muhammed Riyaz

    MightyHive

    Consumer Marketing Automation – Automates, Optimizes, and Measures Advertising Cross-Channel Using Data that is Only Available to an Enterprise Class Application.

    Team:

    - Pete Kim (former head of Biz Dev, Google Media Platforms)

    Purple

    Mobile Customer Engagement Platform that Enables Businesses to Acquire and Engage Customers by Leveraging Apple’s Passbook and Other Upcoming Mobile Wallets.

    Team:

    - Anoop Sreedhar (PayPal-Mobile, Engineering head for PayPal Here program)
    - Dennis M (PayPal)
    - Kevin (PayPal, Sun, Kayak, Kabam)

    Sourcery

    Simplifying Sourcing and Ordering for Food Businesses. We Are Replacing Legacy Enterprise Software Systems with User-Friendly, Cloud-Based and Mobile Applications, Bringing the Food Industry into the 21st Century.

    Team:

    - Na'ama Moran (Cornell)
    - Peretz Partensky (UCSF PhD)
    - Ben Woosley (UT EE, PivotalLabs coder)

    Stratio

    First Portable Infrared Sensors at >1000x Lower Cost, >6 Orders of Magnitude Lower Power, and >4x Higher Resolution than Current Technology, Enabling Personal Health Monitoring in Smartphones.

    Team:

    - Jae-Hyung Lee (Stanford PhD EE)
    - Yeul Na (Stanford PhD EE)
    - Rebecca Hinds (Stanford, MS Mgmt Science)

    Tylr

    Enterprise-Ready Mobile Work Platform Connecting Familiar Tools Like Email With Relevant Data and Processes in Your Business.

    Team:

    - Ryan Nichols (Podio, Appirio, SAP)
    - Marlin Scott (Appirio, Kailea)

    Zipongo

    Payors Subscribe Members for Personalized Meal Plans, Savings on Healthy Groceries and Rewards for Buying ‘GO’ Foods.

    Team:

    - Jason Langheier, MD, MPH (founder Proventys > McKesson)
    - Mike Kavis (CTO M-Dot--> Inmar)

  • ActiveScaler

    Provides A Real-Time, Secure and Scalable Connected Car Platform & API for Developers to Build Amazing Applications.

    Team:

    - Abhay Jain (Co-Founder and CTO of Jinvani Systech and Chief Architect at AgreeYa Solutions.)

    Cambrian Genomics

    DNA Laser Printer for Genome (Life) Synthesis.

    Team:

    - Austen Heinz (Ph.D.)
    - John Mulligan (Stanford PhD, MIT BS)

    Connect Bright

    Advocacy Empowerment Platform for B2B Service Providers.

    Team:

    - Sumithra Jonnalagadda (IIT CS, Sony, Amgen)

    Jy Mob

    Platform to Choose the Best People for Your Jobs.

    Team:

    - Kedar Mhaswade (IIT CS, Sun, Apple)
    - Deepa Joshi (IIT CS, Yahoo)

    Acquired by Dropbox, 2014

    MobileSpan

    Drop-In BYO Platform for Enterprises.

    Team:

    - Nils Bunger (ex CTO PanoLogic, Stanford EE)
    - Sanjeev Radhakrishnan (Google Founder Award Recipient)
    - Amit Joshi (Google Founder Award Recipient)

    Acquired by Veeva Systems, 2015

    Selligy

    Mobile Service Helping Salespeople with their Primary Activity – Sales Meetings.

    Team:

    - Nilay Patel (Backblaze VP Sales, UC Berkeley CS)
    - Usman Muzaffar (Electric Cloud VP Product)

    Send Task

    Next Gen Enterprise Task Management.

    Team:

    - Flavio Rump (ETH grad, Cofounder of Swiss “Groupon”)
    - Lucas Vogelsang (Uni Zurich dropout, CTO of Swiss “Groupon”)

    Social Pandas

    Social Selling Platform – Find & Close Sales Deals Faster via Social Networks.

    Team:

    - Mark Trang (Launched Force.com & Ran AppExchange ecosystem @ Salesforce.com)
    - Jason Ouellette (Chief Architect @ Appirio; Founding Engineer @ webMethods)

    Xockets

    Licenses Software and Hardware Designs Producing Scalable, Faster, and Future-Proof Data Centers for Machine Learning and Analytics.

    Team:

    - Parin Dalal (PhD Physics, former Stanford Associate Scientist)
    - Stephen Belair (former Cisco Distinguished Engineer and authority on scalability)

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